The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 27 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.09% 5.88% 11.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.66% 6.72% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 23
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,750 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £95,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
283 238 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 86.54% 87.50% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 261 235 172
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 64 (78.05%) .NET
2 60 (73.17%) C#
3 59 (71.95%) Microsoft
4 51 (62.20%) ASP.NET
5 43 (52.44%) SQL
6 41 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 36 (43.90%) JavaScript
7 36 (43.90%) Relational Database
8 28 (34.15%) Web Services
8 28 (34.15%) Windows
8 28 (34.15%) Configuration Management
9 27 (32.93%) MVC
9 27 (32.93%) HTML
9 27 (32.93%) WCF
10 26 (31.71%) Silverlight
10 26 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (31.71%) Visual Studio
11 25 (30.49%) CSS
11 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (30.49%) .NET Framework
12 24 (29.27%) Multithreading
12 24 (29.27%) XML
12 24 (29.27%) Project Management
13 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
13 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (26.83%) Root Cause Analysis
15 20 (24.39%) Oracle
15 20 (24.39%) Subversion

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (43.90%) Relational Database
3 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (14.63%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (14.63%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Visual Studio
1 26 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (24.39%) Subversion
3 16 (19.51%) NUnit
3 16 (19.51%) MSTest
4 9 (10.98%) JUnit
5 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Developer
2 28 (34.15%) Senior Developer
3 19 (23.17%) Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 9 (10.98%) J2EE Developer
5 9 (10.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Release Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Build and Release Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Programmer
9 4 (4.88%) .NET Team Leader
9 4 (4.88%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.88%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (78.05%) .NET
2 51 (62.20%) ASP.NET
3 28 (34.15%) Web Services
4 27 (32.93%) HTML
4 27 (32.93%) WCF
5 26 (31.71%) Silverlight
6 25 (30.49%) .NET Framework
6 25 (30.49%) CSS
7 24 (29.27%) XML
8 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (18.29%) WinForms
10 14 (17.07%) Ajax
10 14 (17.07%) WPF
11 13 (15.85%) jQuery
11 13 (15.85%) Middleware
12 12 (14.63%) WF
13 10 (12.20%) JSP
13 10 (12.20%) EJB
14 9 (10.98%) J2EE
14 9 (10.98%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Configuration Management
2 27 (32.93%) MVC
3 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (29.27%) Project Management
4 24 (29.27%) Multithreading
5 22 (26.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 19 (23.17%) Scrum
7 18 (21.95%) TDD
8 17 (20.73%) Business Analysis
9 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (17.07%) Web Development
11 13 (15.85%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (15.85%) Product Management
12 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
12 9 (10.98%) OO
12 9 (10.98%) OOD
13 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (6.10%) Technical Analysis
14 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (4.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (73.17%) C#
2 43 (52.44%) SQL
3 41 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 36 (43.90%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.20%) Java
6 6 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.44%) Python
8 2 (2.44%) C
9 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) Sun Certification
3 3 (3.66%) ISEB
Vendors
1 59 (71.95%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.39%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) Sun
4 4 (4.88%) Capita
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago